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Friday, 17 February 2012 15:29

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Timely Resolution: An Iowa representative says if Congress can’t decide on a budget, they shouldn’t get paid

WHO-TV

2/13/12

As lawmakers consider the budget proposed by President Obama, Iowa Representative Bruce Braley wants to make sure they do it on time.

Monday, Braley signed on as a co-sponsor to the "No Budget, No Pay" legislation.

Under the proposal paychecks would be withheld from lawmakers if they miss the budget deadline.

Braley tells us, "I can think of few stronger incentives to get politicians to do their job than tying their pay to their job performance.  This idea is a powerful way to restore a little common sense to a Congress that has none."